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Thinking About Hair Extensions?

Not all hair extensions are created equal. And I’m not talking about just length and color. There are more important things to keep in mind if you are considering taking the step of getting extensions, namely the quality of the product and the skill of the stylist, otherwise you are wasting time and money. You will find both the quality and skill you expect at 'Ohana Salon.


It always pays to do your homework before making a major styling decision such as hair extensions. These days there are a number of cool options. That way, when meeting with your stylist you will already have an idea of what you want and you can ask smart questions. Just like you, your stylist wants you to be very pleased with the new look. It will be a new and significant difference!


Let’s talk basics. 'Ohana offers beaded weft, micro cylinder, keratin bond, tape in, and clip-ins, which can be put in and taken out as you would like and, with proper care and maintenance, the extension hair can last up to a year. Your budget and lifestyle can help make that decision for you. It's always best to choose 100% human hair as synthetic is not a convincing alternative, and it is always advisable to invest in the highest quality hair you can afford. Ohana’s Lavish Locks use only hair that is ethically sourced from India. It is lightweight, untreated, comfortable and available in several textures and lengths. Using a multi-tonal effect is important when using extensions and the expert stylists at 'Ohana will match your color seamlessly. No one's hair is really only one color, and real hair is naturally multi-tonal.


Two questions that should be asked. First, are extensions bad for your hair. Answer: NO. As long as they were put in properly by a qualified stylist they will be attached in the correct manner so that they do not pull on your natural hair. Second question, are there people who should not get hair extensions? Answer: YES, anyone that has an active hair loss condition. The extensions will merely be masking an underlying condition and making it worse by pulling on the hair. Also, anyone who has extremely long, thin hair is not a good candidate for the same reason. That is less than 1% of the female population.


When it comes to price, let’s just say this: getting extensions put in your hair is a commitment and an investment for both you and your stylist. The extensions themselves are a high-quality product and you would not want anything less. After all, you are going to have them in your hair for a long time hopefully. The investment of time is not a small matter either. It can take anywhere from 2 to 6 hours to layer in extensions, depending on the length of the client’s hair, texture, length and texture of the extension, and of course the final hairstyle.


Do’s and don’ts. Do keep up with the recommended maintenance for your type of extensions. This must be done by a stylist. No aggressive pulling or high ponytails.

This is Extensions 101. Your first and last resource for information is always your qualified stylist. If you want it done right, trust a stylist with experience. 'Ohana Salon wants you to emerge looking amazing and feeling wonderful about yourself.

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